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2020 BMW M4 vs. 2020 FIAT 124 Spider Review

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2020 BMW
M4

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2020 FIAT
124 Spider

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MSRP*
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$77,650
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$25,390 to $29,390
Invoice* $72,715 $24,784 to $28,564
MPG - City 17 25 - 26
MPG - Hwy 25 35 - 36
Engine(s) Inline-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 4 2
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

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Comparison Review

Comfort
The BMW M4 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the FIAT 124 Spider.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW M4 as you will with the FIAT 124 Spider, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW M4 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the FIAT 124 Spider, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW M4 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the FIAT 124 Spider.

Dimensions
Since the BMW M4 is much wider than the FIAT 124 Spider, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the BMW M4, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the FIAT 124 Spider.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW M4 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the FIAT 124 Spider.

Handling
The BMW M4 has a significantly larger turning radius than the FIAT 124 Spider, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M4 has a much more powerful engine than the FIAT 124 Spider. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The BMW M4 offers greater seating capacity than the FIAT 124 Spider, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW M4 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the FIAT 124 Spider.

Warranty
The BMW M4 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the FIAT 124 Spider.